Police arrest another suspect in EGH trader kidnap case

Tura, Nov 15: East Garo Hills police today arrested another member of the gang involved in the kidnapping case of Tapos Dey, a trader from Krishnai in Goalpara in Assam.

Dey was kidnapped before being let off unharmed amidst pressure from police and villagers near where the kidnapping took place.

EGH police yesterday arrested one Salsrang who revealed the entire plot while also naming the other members of the gang leading to the arrest of another gang member identified as Anseng T Sangma of Rongsak. Police are still on the lookout for the rest of the gang members who brandished small weapons when kidnapping the Assam based trader.

Dey was kidnapped two days ago, Nov 13 while he was on his way to the weekly market of Rongsak in East Garo Hills under Chiading PS at about 8:30 am. He was kidnapped by a group of bike borne criminals but let the same night of the kidnapping. He was kidnapped from near the village of Bansam Awe in EGH.

The kidnappers made off with Rs 70,000 that was on the person of the victim for the purchase of ginger, a commodity that he used to trade in.

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